Genoa Township

Genoa Township Shares Information On Ballot Issues And Races

29 Sep , 2019  

Genoa Township has shared the following information about the upcoming election.

Voters will decide three Genoa-specific issues on their ballots this November: More…

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Sports, Twitter

Bishops Remain Unbeaten

29 Sep , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Giving The Gift Of Warmth: Coat And Blanket Drives In Sunbury

29 Sep , 2019  

This fall and holiday season, the folks in Sunbury are making a difference in the lives of those who face a chilly winter without adequate clothing. A Holiday Coat Drive and a Holiday Blanket Drive begin this week. More…

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History/Tourism

When Delaware County Welcomed: Frederick Douglass

28 Sep , 2019  

Editor’s Note: We originally shared this post in November of 2018.

Throughout its 210 year history, this part of Ohio has been visited by several individuals with significant places in history. Today, we look at one man who visited Delaware County no fewer than three times over a 27 year period. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Health & Wellness Expo Coming Soon To Source Point

28 Sep , 2019  

It’s a unique opportunity to learn about many facets of life and health for the area’s older residents, and its completely free!

Presented by SourcePoint and designed for Delaware County adults aged 55 and older, the Health & Wellness Expo will feature free screenings, activities, and information on: More…

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Schools

Columbus State Reportedly Seeking To Build $37 Million Building On Delaware Campus

27 Sep , 2019  

Business First is reporting that Columbus State Community College would like to erect at $37 million academic building on its Delaware campus as part of a $441 million facilities upgrade and expansion project.

The master plan for the Delaware campus, which can be viewed here, calls for several buildings to eventually be built. This would be the second academic structure on the 108 acre site.

Columbus State – Delaware offers four full degree programs, and began offering classes in the autumn of 2010. More…

Life in Delaware County

Health District Proposes Fee Increases, Decreases

27 Sep , 2019  

The Delaware General Health District Board of Health is considering increases (and decreases) in Environmental Health fees for 2020.

The proposed changes affect the following programs: Plumbing and Mobile Food Service operations. More…

History/Tourism

Join Around The Campfire And Relive Ohio’s Past

27 Sep , 2019  

This weekend, experience an ‘Ohio Frontier Encampment’ courtesy of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society.

For the second year in a row, R.J. Basista, professional reenactor, will set up an encampment on the Martin Perry House yard. R.J. will be on the grounds on Friday evening for campfire activities, and on Saturday for a whole day of exploring our past from the Revolutionary War, into the Ohio frontier and beyond. More…

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Life in Delaware County

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Ohio Horses

26 Sep , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first two positive cases this year of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ohio horses. A horse in Stark County confirmed with WNV was vaccinated once in the spring but did not receive a booster. The second horse’s county of origin and vaccination history are not yet known. The spread of WNV in horses is preventable with proper vaccination and horse owners are urged to ensure their animal’s vaccine and boosters are up to date. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Downtown Delaware Named One Of America’s Great Places

26 Sep , 2019  

Sandusky Street might shine a bit brighter this week as it glows in the light of national recognition.

The American Planning Association (APA) announced this week the country’s 13 Great Places for 2019 through the organization’s national flagship program Great Places in America.

One of those places is right here at home, and another is close by. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Professor’s Soon-To-Be-Published Book To Also Become Feature Film

25 Sep , 2019  

Amy Butcher recalls sitting in the passenger seat of “Mothertrucker” Joy Wiebe’s 59-foot tanker and watching in admiration and awe as the veteran truck driver maneuvered Alaska’s 414-mile Dalton Highway to deliver fuel to Prudhoe Bay.

Even then, Butcher, an award-winning essayist and assistant professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University, knew the moment held special significance. “God brought you to me,” Butcher recalls Wiebe telling her several times during their time together in April 2018. “He wants you to tell my story.” More…

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Business

Adventure Church Announces Purchase, Plans To Build New Facility

25 Sep , 2019  

It may be a piece of vacant ground now, but that’s soon to change.

It has been a whirlwind six years for pastors Kyle and Jess Hammond and the congregation of Adventure Church, currently located at 5542 Columbus Pike in Lewis Center. What started out in a conference center with 30 people in attendance in September of 2013 has grown and grown to the point where the church is, quite literally, bursting at the seams. And, for the second time in that short period, that means a new building. More…

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